The New York Times has reported that reporter Brent Renaud died in Ukraine as a result of gunshot wounds. His death was reported by Ukrainian police when he was documenting the conflict between Russia and Ukraine.
The reason for the assassination of novelist Brent Renaud by Russian military in Ukraine has remained a mystery. Craig Renaud, the journalist’s wife, was not present when he was killed.
Brent has been filming in combat zones since they started a family in Tennessee more than a decade ago. His body was photographed with his press badge, and initial stories of his death referred to him as a reporter with the New York Times.
He was 50 years old at the time. The journalist was in Ukraine, according to the government news site. He died as a result of wounds from gunshot mistakenly fired at him.